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a hired gun to kill a stain with artistry
Having just dropped a computer printer and making it
bleed a pattern of death on a brand new carpet, I am at
loss as to what to do.
I have heard, whispers of whispers, that a person can be
hired to come a make this problem disappear. This rare
person can see subtle elegant
mere mortals like me, just see stains.
a palette of colourful obliteration tools, a vision of
can be transformed to a beautiful statement of life's
Shall I hire them? My bank balance might support it. I
would have to traverse a shady world of concepts,
and the blurring of reality. Should I cross to the
you can hire them here [xenzag, May 31 2009]
||Interestingly, a few years ago when I dropped my laser
printer, it made almost no image at all on the carpet, other
than a few plastic moulding fragments that fell off from
various locations. Even when successively dropped another
two or three times in the same place almost immediately
after, still no art occurred.
||(+) Funny story.
A friend of the family did some ironing once while staying at my folks place. They didn't have an ironing board so she put a paper bag down on the berber carpet and proceeded to melt the Christmas image on the bag into the carpet.
I was a carpet installer at that time so cutting the mess out and patching the hole were easy. My step mom had the piece I cut out mounted and framed for her as a present the next year.
||+ sure, I can have a bunch of my blouses fixed this way!
||Brilliant, but I'd change the name. +
||Nice! Kinda surprised that there's nothing like it on here. +
||Update: The owners of said carpet chose the
literal disappearance of the stain rather than the
disappearance via artistic feature.